System Architecture Analyst Job
DRC 22 reviews - Ballston, VA

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Tracking Code: 10434
· Works in direct contact with Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Veterans Relationship Management (VRM) Web Self Service (WSS) Workstream Lead and VA WSS Project Managers in systems architecture consulting role. Provides assistance to enhance the alignment of information or hardware technology strategy with business strategy or threat assessment needs. Supports the definition and implementation of planning processes and systems for entire WSS projects including both strategic and operational activities. Assists in development and implementation of effective performance measurement approaches. Coordinates with VRM Technical Integration Architects and other VA organizations to ensure compliance with Enterprise Technical Architecture (ETA) guidelines. Acts as technical SME during submissions to the VRM Technical Review Board (TRB). Reviews development vendor deliverables for technical content and consistency with VA performance targets and technical compliance with VA guidelines.
· Beyond the specific duties outlined above, this role also acts as a consultant and advisor on project and program matters to project management staff (e.g. recommending technical strategies in conjunction with acquisition strategies, providing functional area subject matter expertise on the WSS systems, etc.) in all proposal, contractual, policy and administrative areas. Conducts program risk assessments and recommends action. This role advises VA WSS Workstream Lead on system architecture designs and activities across the WSS portfolio of projects and systems. Helps coordinate WSS activities across projects, with focus on system design and compliance with VA and VRM guidelines, but also to include (but not limited to): alternatives analysis, risk and issue management, requirements translation from business requirements to functional technical requirements and specifications, and project and program management best practices.
· Active contributor to VRM Enterprise Self Service Integrated Project Team (IPT). Helps shape program governance processes and practices and participates in a directly customer-facing IPT role of collaboration with VA IT and business stakeholders.
· May provide focused project management consulting support on one or two individual WSS projects, based on emerging customer needs.
Required Experience:
Ten plus (10+) years of information management or integrated systems experience including specialized experience in the Service Oriented Architecture field, with Information/Network Security Systems experience desirable.



Job Location: Ballston, VA, USA
Position Type: Full-Time

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Dynamics Research Corporation (DRC) is a provider of engineering, technical, information technology (IT) and management consulting services...